April

Jerez just the best GP

Jerez just the best GP

Just got back from a wicked week at the Jerez GP, if you've not been, get yourself there next year. Your seats are so close to the track you can take pics like these even on a poxy camera like mine.

Pre-race tips !

Pre-race tips !

I took this picutre of my boyfriend Russell giving this bloke some racing tips at the Moto GP in Jerez last weekend! I think he must of been one of Rossi's mechanics, it seemed to work as Valentino...

MotoGP: ‘Fire’ won’t affect Estoril TV coverage

MotoGP: ‘Fire’ won’t affect Estoril TV coverage

TV coverage of next weekend’s Estoril GP in Portugal is expected to be unaffected after a vital Dorna production truck suffered extensive damage at last weekend’s Spanish GP in Jerez. The hi-tech...

James Toseland Superstar

James Toseland Superstar

Double world superbike star gone Moto GP star James Toseland has impressed us all with his two 6th places at Qatar and Jerez. The Yamaha Tech 3 team couldn't be happier with his performance even when...

MotoGP: Jerry Burgess impressed with Jorge Lorenzo

MotoGP: Jerry Burgess impressed with Jorge Lorenzo

Valentino Rossi's crew chief Jerry Burgess reckons MotoGP rookie sensation Jorge Lorenzo is destined for a great premier class future after being impressed by the Spaniard's start to 2008. The double...

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi happy to be competitive

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi happy to be competitive

Valentino Rossi has spoken of his joy and relief that his 2008 factory Yamaha machine is a vast improvement on last year after he recorded his 100th MotoGP podium in Jerez. Rossi had a torrid time in...

MotoGP: Honda boss surprised by Andrea Dovizioso

MotoGP: Honda boss surprised by Andrea Dovizioso

Andrea Dovizioso's new MotoGP boss has admitted he has been surprised by the Italian's start to his rookie premier class campaign. The former world 125 champion started 2008 in brilliant fashion,...

MotoGP: Nicky Hayden grateful for Michelin recovery

MotoGP: Nicky Hayden grateful for Michelin recovery

Former world champion Nicky Hayden has praised Michelin after the French factory continued its 2008 retaliation with victory in last weekend’s Spanish GP. Hayden’s factory Honda team opted to stay on...

MotoGP: Suzuki oppose performance restrictions

MotoGP: Suzuki oppose performance restrictions

Suzuki will oppose any future plans to introduce further performance restrictions in the MotoGP world championship. Further reducing the fuel tank capacity from 21 litres and introducing a rev limit...

Video: James Toseland's Jerez video diary

Video: James Toseland's Jerez video diary

In the second of his exclusive MotoGP video diaries, James Toseland reports back after a weekend in Jerez that saw him take sixth place despite suffering from a heavy bout of Bronchitis. Check out the...

MCN Daily 01/04/08: Your daily video motorcycle news

In episode 76 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show Casey Stoner has finally made a breakthrough while testing at Jerez, Valentino Rossi is happy with his progress with Bridgstone and John Hopkins is impressed by Kawasaki’s new Screamer engine.  Subscribe to this podcast with RSS  Subscribe with iTunes Check out the video below to catch up with all the news in just three minutes...

MotoGP: Casey Stoner makes Jerez breakthrough

MotoGP: Casey Stoner makes Jerez breakthrough

MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner had mixed emotions after he made a major set-up breakthrough during a one-day test session in Jerez yesterday. Relieved to have big progress with the set-up issues...

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi happy with Bridgestone progress

MotoGP: Valentino Rossi happy with Bridgestone progress

Valentino Rossi said he was satisfied with new front and rear Bridgestone tyres after he finished the Jerez test second quickest. Rossi’s best lap of 1.39.117s was set on a qualifier though he was...

MotoGP: John Hopkins impressed by Kawasaki Screamer motor

MotoGP: John Hopkins impressed by Kawasaki Screamer motor

American John Hopkins is confident that he will race Kawasaki‚s new Screamer motor in 2008 after he completed a handful of laps on the revised spec ZX-RR in Jerez yesterday. Hopkins completed just...

MotoGP: Marco Melandri injures hand in testing crash

MotoGP: Marco Melandri injures hand in testing crash

Struggling factory Ducati rider Marco Melandri lost more crucial time to solve some of his mounting problems in Jerez yesterday after he escaped serious injury in a testing crash. The Italian lost the...

MotoGP Exclusive: BBC extends MotoGP deal to end of 2013

MotoGP Exclusive: BBC extends MotoGP deal to end of 2013

The BBC has agreed a new contract with Dorna to screen live coverage of the MotoGP world championship until the end of the 2013 season, MCN can exclusively reveal. An extension to the current contract...